PaperSource Class


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Specifies the paper tray from which the printer gets paper.

Namespace:   System.Drawing.Printing
Assembly:  System.Drawing (in System.Drawing.dll)


public ref class PaperSource 


Initializes a new instance of the PaperSource class.


Gets the paper source.


Gets or sets the integer representing one of the PaperSourceKind values or a custom value.


Gets or sets the name of the paper source.


Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)


Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)


Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)


Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)


Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)


This API supports the product infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code. Provides information about the PaperSource in string form.(Overrides Object::ToString().)

This class is used by PrinterSettings::PaperSources and PageSettings::PaperSource properties to get the paper source trays that are available on the printer and to set the paper source for a page, respectively.

For more information about printing, see the System.Drawing.Printing namespace overview.

The following code example populates the comboPaperSource combo box with the printer's supported paper sources. The SourceName is identified as the property that provides the display string for the item being added through the DisplayMember property of the combo box. The example requires that a PrintDocument variable named printDoc exists and that the specific combo box exists.

// Add list of paper sources found on the printer to the combo box.
// The DisplayMember property is used to identify the property that will provide the display String*.
comboPaperSource->DisplayMember = "SourceName";
PaperSource^ pkSource;
for ( int i = 0; i < printDoc->PrinterSettings->PaperSources->Count; i++ )
   pkSource = printDoc->PrinterSettings->PaperSources[ i ];
   comboPaperSource->Items->Add( pkSource );

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1

Any public static ( Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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